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Other Historic Places & Resources

Brandy Station Battlefield

Location of the largest cavalry battle in the United States, fought on June 9, 1863. For information on visiting the battlefield and upcoming programs, contact the Brandy Station Foundation.

The Carver 4-County Museum

Located in the former George Washington Carver Regional school, the Carver 4-County Museum’s mission is to document, celebrate and share the educational, social, cultural and military history of students, faculty and administrators of the school, the only institution of higher education in Virginia’s four-county region of Culpeper, Madison, Orange and Rappahannock from 1948-68. For information on exhibits and programs, visit the museum’s website.

Cedar Mountain Battlefield

The largest battle in Culpeper County was fought here during the Civil War on August 9, 1862. For information on visiting the battlefield and upcoming programs, visit the Friends of Cedar Mountain Battlefield.

Culpeper African-American Heritage Alliance/ Right the Record

In partnership with the Town of Culpeper, the Culpeper AAHA is sharing the stories of people and places of significance in Culpeper’s history in hope they will be shared widely until the knowledge becomes commonplace and well-known in Culpeper and beyond. A number of historic African-American business locations have been marked in the downtown area. Information on these locations and more is available through the project’s website.

Germanna Settlement

The Germanna Settlement was established in 1714 in Orange County just on the other side of the Radpidan River from Culpeper County, but the community would later include properties on both sides of the river. The Germanna Foundation currently manages archaelogical investigations and ongoing historical research on the original Germanna settlement and Governor Alexander Spotswood’s nearby country manor. Contact the Foundation for more information.

The Graffiti House at Brandy Station

This historic house was located next to a busy railroad during the Civil War. The interior walls are covered with graffiti left by soldiers who passed by. For visitor information, contact the Brandy Station Foundation.


Built in 1757,this Georgian-style manor was the home of Reverend John Thompson, rector of St. Mark’s Parish. The home is owned and operated by the Germanna Foundation. Contact them for more information on hours of operation.

Contact Us

Museum of Culpeper History
113 S. Commerce Street
Culpeper, VA 22701

Phone: (540) 829-1749


10am – 4pm
CLOSED: Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day



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